The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT jobs advertised for the Ipswich region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 9 41 34
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -7
Permanent jobs citing Games 57 4 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 16.19% 1.68% 5.52%
As % of the General category 42.86% 5.26% 17.02%
Number of salaries quoted 52 4 16
Average salary £39,000 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £52,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Games
Suffolk

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in permanent jobs advertised in the Ipswich region.

General Category
Ipswich
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
133 76 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 37.78% 31.93% 32.41%
Number of salaries quoted 122 67 83
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £28,400 £27,950
10% offered a salary of more than £54,200 £62,500 £52,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Games across the Ipswich region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Games Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

Games
Salary Trend in Ipswich

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Games across the Ipswich region.

Games Salary Trend in Ipswich

Games
Salary Histogram in Ipswich

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Games across the Ipswich region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Games Salary Histogram in Ipswich

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Ipswich region citing Games also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Games.

1 118 (80.27%) C#
2 112 (76.19%) Online Games
3 104 (70.75%) Java
4 93 (63.27%) OO
5 75 (51.02%) HTML
5 75 (51.02%) CSS
6 71 (48.30%) Subversion
7 63 (42.86%) SQL
8 61 (41.50%) JavaScript
9 33 (22.45%) HTML5
10 30 (20.41%) Scrum
11 27 (18.37%) Python
12 25 (17.01%) Web Development
13 23 (15.65%) Apple iOS
13 23 (15.65%) Mentoring
14 22 (14.97%) Ruby
14 22 (14.97%) SOA
15 19 (12.93%) C++
15 19 (12.93%) PostgreSQL
15 19 (12.93%) RabbitMQ
15 19 (12.93%) Go
15 19 (12.93%) CSS3
16 17 (11.56%) Agile Software Development
17 16 (10.88%) Mobile App
18 15 (10.20%) Android
18 15 (10.20%) iOS Development
18 15 (10.20%) Objective-C
19 13 (8.84%) T-SQL
20 12 (8.16%) Photoshop
20 12 (8.16%) Flash

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Ipswich region citing Games also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Games. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 12 (8.16%) Photoshop
1 12 (8.16%) Fireworks
1 12 (8.16%) Adobe Illustrator
1 12 (8.16%) Adobe After Effects
2 5 (3.40%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.68%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.36%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (12.93%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (4.08%) SQL Server
3 4 (2.72%) Data Mining
4 2 (1.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (1.36%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.36%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.68%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 71 (48.30%) Subversion
2 11 (7.48%) Cucumber
2 11 (7.48%) Selenium
3 8 (5.44%) Calabash
3 8 (5.44%) SoapUI
3 8 (5.44%) JIRA
3 8 (5.44%) JUnit
3 8 (5.44%) Bugzilla
4 3 (2.04%) Capybara
4 3 (2.04%) Jenkins
4 3 (2.04%) RSpec
Job Titles
1 116 (78.91%) Developer
2 51 (34.69%) Software Developer
3 43 (29.25%) Web Developer
4 16 (10.88%) Graduate
4 16 (10.88%) Graduate Developer
5 15 (10.20%) iOS Developer
6 12 (8.16%) Photoshop Designer
6 12 (8.16%) Designer
7 10 (6.80%) QA Tester
7 10 (6.80%) Tester
8 9 (6.12%) Analyst
8 9 (6.12%) SQL Developer
9 8 (5.44%) QA Test Analyst
9 8 (5.44%) QA Analyst
9 8 (5.44%) Test Analyst
9 8 (5.44%) Senior Developer
9 8 (5.44%) Automated Tester
9 8 (5.44%) Selenium Tester
10 7 (4.76%) Applications Developer
10 7 (4.76%) Mobile Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (51.02%) HTML
1 75 (51.02%) CSS
2 33 (22.45%) HTML5
3 19 (12.93%) RabbitMQ
3 19 (12.93%) CSS3
4 12 (8.16%) Flash
5 10 (6.80%) Cocoa
5 10 (6.80%) Cocoa Touch
6 7 (4.76%) HTML5 Canvas
6 7 (4.76%) WebSockets
6 7 (4.76%) WebKit
6 7 (4.76%) WebGL
6 7 (4.76%) Core Animation
7 6 (4.08%) jQuery
8 3 (2.04%) .NET
9 2 (1.36%) ASP.NET
9 2 (1.36%) .NET Framework
10 1 (0.68%) RESTful
10 1 (0.68%) Web Services
10 1 (0.68%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 112 (76.19%) Online Games
2 16 (10.88%) Mobile App
3 7 (4.76%) Animation
4 4 (2.72%) Replication
4 4 (2.72%) Clustering
5 3 (2.04%) Data Protection Act
5 3 (2.04%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 23 (15.65%) Apple iOS
2 15 (10.20%) Android
3 8 (5.44%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (63.27%) OO
2 30 (20.41%) Scrum
3 25 (17.01%) Web Development
4 23 (15.65%) Mentoring
5 22 (14.97%) SOA
6 17 (11.56%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (10.20%) iOS Development
8 11 (7.48%) Performance Testing
9 8 (5.44%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (5.44%) Test Automation
9 8 (5.44%) BDD
10 7 (4.76%) Android Development
10 7 (4.76%) Mobile Development
10 7 (4.76%) SDLC
11 5 (3.40%) TDD
12 4 (2.72%) Load Balancing
12 4 (2.72%) Game Development
12 4 (2.72%) Continuous Improvement
12 4 (2.72%) People Management
13 3 (2.04%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 118 (80.27%) C#
2 104 (70.75%) Java
3 63 (42.86%) SQL
4 61 (41.50%) JavaScript
5 27 (18.37%) Python
6 22 (14.97%) Ruby
7 19 (12.93%) Go
7 19 (12.93%) C++
8 15 (10.20%) Objective-C
9 13 (8.84%) T-SQL
10 12 (8.16%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 7 (4.76%) Degree
2 5 (3.40%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.48%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (3.40%) Microsoft
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